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John William FINLAYSON

Regimental number555
Place of birthTallangatta Victoria
OccupationLabourer
AddressReids Creek, Beechworth, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Frances Finlayson, 13 Levey Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNo 1 Mining Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollMining Corps
FateDied of disease 22 May 1916
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialHazebrouck Communal Cemetery (Plot III, Row G, Grave No. 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
26
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Norman and Ann FINLAYSON; husband of Margaret F. FINLAYSON. Chiltron Road, Beechworth, Victoria. Native of Kiewa

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